In a previous article we discussed that a possible way to get your license reinstated after a failure to pay child support is the Georgia Fatherhood Program. A parent can participate in this program in order to get his or her license reinstated after having failed to pay ordered child support. However, the program is […]
In a previous article we explored Obergefell v. Hodges and same-sex marriage in Georgia. Here the Court ruled that the State of Georgia and all other U.S. states must recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when the marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state. The decision also requires the State of […]
Obtaining a child support order can often be time consuming and costly. When a child support order is eventually put in place, it is often a relief to the parent ordered to receive such payment. Therefore, it can be extremely frustrating when a parent is due child support payment and that payment does not arrive […]
One of the main sources of stress during a divorce is the division of assets. Georgia is an equitable distribution state, so courts are not required to divide marital property or debts in an equal monetary amount. Instead, the law allows the judge the discretion to distribute property between the parties in a manner that […]
If you are responsible for child support payments that are overdue, the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) can suspend your driver’s license. Having your driver’s license suspended can be a great inconvenience to everyday life. It may make traveling to work, visiting your children, and making other appointments more difficult. However, there are release […]
If you are overdue on your child support payments, not only will you be liable for the amount due, but under Georgia law, your driver’s license may also be suspended. The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) has the technological capability to link with the Georgia State Department of Human Services (DHS). As a result, […]
Hearing that your child has been accepted into college is a proud parental moment. You see the hard work that he or she put into an education pay off. As happy as this moment can be, you may also feel some stress surrounding how a college education will be paid for.
In a recent study the […]